Seating Roundup: pg 38-39
1. Designer: Laney Builteman for David Edward.
Standout: A lounge perfectly suited for health-care applications—it cleverly incorporates a crumb hole—boasts a solid-wood frame and luggage-stitched upholstery.
2. Designer: Paul Cocksedge for Moooi.
Standout: Light as a feather, stiff as a board: This sofa is both, with a Bianco Carrara marble slab nestled into a generously foam-cushioned wood frame upholstered in Kvadrat new wool.
3. Designer: Oki Sato of Nendo for Emeco.
Standout: This inspired collaboration netted five designs, including three stools with biodegradable and recyclable cork seats and legs of recycled aluminum or reclaimed barn wood.
4. Designer: Miles and Molly Spadone for Spadone.
Standout: The siblings update their designer father’s playful late-1980s chair—originally conceived for F.A.O Schwartz—in maple and lacquered MDF polished to a satin-matte finish.
5. Designer: Michael Cape for Twist Modern.
Product: Mix and Match.
Standout: Customize to your heart’s content with this solid-ash lounge chair whose arms accommodate decorative panels offered in 35 laser-cut MDF, veneer, and acrylic options.
6. Designer: Levan Lominashvili of XYZ Integrated Architecture.
Standout: Created with the visually impaired in mind, the steel-frame seat’s raised plastic dots are a high-touch detail.
7. Designer: Jeffery Bernett for StudioTK.
Product: Metropolitan ’14.
Standout: Sophisticated seams and a slinky flow from arm to seat distinguish this sleek settee, with a polished cast-aluminum dual-column base. Upholster in any Luum or custom fabric.
8. Designer: Jessica Banks of RockPaperRobot.
Standout: The designer’s kinetic furniture line includes this anodized-silver chair whose teak tambour seat and aluminum base fold flat with the pull of a string.
9. Designer: Martin Ballendat for Tonon.
Standout: The German designer’s chair recalls its namesake with a squishable seat whose shell is formed of waterproof self-skinning polyurethane foam. Through Sandler Seating.